Lakshmi Menon is an Indian actress and singer. She has worked in various Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam films.
Lakshmi Menon was born on Sunday, 19 May 1996 (age 27 years; as of 2023) in Kochi, Kerala. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. After completing her schooling, she attended Reva University, Bangalore. She started learning Kuchipudi at a very young age.
Height (approx.): 5′ 4″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Lakshmi’s father’s name is Ramakrishnan, who is a Dubai-based artist, and her mother’s name is Usha Menon, who is a dance teacher in Kochi, Kerala.
In October 2020, Lakshmi ran a question-answer session on her Instagram account, where a follower asked her if she was single or not, to which she replied with a No but didn’t reveal the name of her boyfriend.
She got her first break at a very young age; Malayalam director Vinayan selected Lakshmi for the film Raghuvinte Swantham Raziya (2011) after watching the telecast of her dancing on television. She appeared as Priya in this film. While recalling the memories of her first film, in an interview, Lakshmi said,
I felt I was too young to decide on anything. My mom asked me to give it a shot. I was only in my eighth grade, and I wasn’t really thinking about what I was doing. They shot close to my home and so I wasn’t nervous at all. I played the hero’s sister.”
In 2012, she was the main lead Shanthi in the Malayalam film Ideal Couple.
She made her debut as Archana in the Tamil film industry with the film Sundarapandian in 2012.
In the same year, she appeared as Alli in the Tamil film Kumki.
In 2013, she played the role of Bharathi in the Tamil film Kutti Puli. In 2021, she appeared as Pechi in the Tamil film Pulikkuthi Pandi. In 2022, she appeared as Pooja in a psychological thriller Tamil film, AGP Schizophrenia.
In the same year, she appeared as Padma in the film Naa Bangaaru Talli which was shot in both Telugu and Malayalam language. The name of the Malayalam adaptation was Ente. She is well known for various films including the Malayalam film Naan Sigappu Manithan (2014), the Tamil film Jigarthanda (2014), the Tamil film Vedalam (2015), and Rekka (2016).
She worked as a playback singer in various Tamil films. In 2014, she sang the song “Kukkuru Kukkuru” for the film Oru Oorla Rendu Raja.
She gave her voice to the song “Desi Girl Desi Girl” for the film Saagasam (2015). In the same year, she sang the song “Oh Coffee Penne” for the film Kuzhambi.
Reportedly, there was a rumour that Lakshmi Menon and actor Vishal Krishna Reddy married each other. They both appeared in the Tamil film Pandiya Naadu in 2013. Vishal denied all the rumours surfacing on the internet and posted a tweet on his Twitter account on 11 August 2023. The Indian Express
Usually I don’t respond to any fake news or rumors about me coz I feel it’s useless. But now since the rumour about my marriage with Laksmi Menon is doing the rounds, I point blankly deny this and it’s absolutely not true and baseless.
The reason behind my response is only…
— Vishal (@VishalKOfficial) August 11, 2023
- She received the Best Actress Award for the film Sundarapandian at Vikatan Awards in 2012.
- She won the Promising Female Newcomer Award for the film Sundarapandian at The Chennai Times Film Award in 2012.
- She received the Best Female Debut Award for the film Sundarapandian at the 60th Filmfare Awards South.
- She received the Best Actress Award for the film Kumki at Norway Tamil Film Festival Awards in 2013.
- She received the Best Actress Award for the films Sundarapandian and Kumki at Tamil Nadu State Film Awards in 2017.
- She won the Rising Star of South Indian Cinema (Female) Award at the 3rd SIIMA Awards.
- Below her right collar bone
- On her left hand
- She is a trained Kuchipudi dancer, and she performs at various events. She often posts her dancing videos on Instagram.
- Lakshmi is a cat lover and owns a cat as well.
- She often posts funny videos on Instagram.